New phishing e-mail

New phishing e-mail

This e-mail is not from the University of Aberdeen. Please delete this e-mail and do not click the link it contains.

"Email Account Verification Update": There is a new phishing e-mail doing the rounds where it tries to tell you that you are over your mailbox limit and asks you to validate your mailbox by clicking on the link provided.

This e-mail is not from the University - please delete it and do not click the link it contains.

The phishing email reads:


From: Brian Stokely []
Sent: 06 May 2009 17:06
Subject: Important: Email Account Verification Update

Your mailbox quota has been exceeded the storage limit which is 20GB as set by your administrator, You are currently running on 20.9GB. You may not be able to send or receive new mails until you re-validate your mailbox.

To re-activate your account please click the link below


Thanks and we are sorry for the inconveniences.

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